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Inspection Information

The Housing Quality Standards inspection is conducted by SPHA Inspection Department. It is suggested that owners/managers walk through their properties before the scheduled inspection.

  • Utilities not on
  • Inoperable heat supply
  • Missing or insufficient weather-stripping
  • Loose or torn carpet
  • Missing or cracked electrical outlet cover plates
  • Cracked or peeling paint on walls
  • Cracked or broken window panes
  • Missing refrigerator kick plates
  • Evidence of roof leaks/pipe leaks
  • Dirty stoves, ovens or walls and unkempt perimeter surrounding house
  • Insufficient bath ventilation and inoperable smoke detectors
  • Leaking faucets or plumbing
  • No temperature/pressure relief on water heaters

For a more detailed explanation of the Housing Quality Standards Inspection Requirements, Click here.

For unit requirements, Click here.

If you have questions, you may email a Landlord Services representative 
at section8@stpeteha.org